so, the above graph is taken from an article by the washington post, on projected unemployment rates for upcoming 2012 graduates in various professions. you can read the whole article (as short as it is) here.
i'm not sure what's more depressing on a 20 degree morning in atlanta - the fact that architecture has the highest projected unemployment rate for prospective grads in this survey or that it's a full 3 percentage points higher than the leading competitor (the 'arts' for goodness sakes! the arts!).
a day of reckoning is nigh...
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